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The Only Precision Concrete Cutting
Company Serving North Carolina & Virginia


2104 Duck Hunter Point, Suite 121
Florence, SC 29501

1-800-734-8891
info@precisionsafesidewalks.com
STEP 1

Sidewalk panel prior to being cut using precision concreted cutting.

Trip Hazard Size:   1.5 Inches
Panel Width:           5 Feet
Repair Slope:         1:8 (ADA Compliant)



Elapsed Time:
1 Minute

 

Precision Concrete Cutting    

Concrete Sidewalk Grinding

 

 

GRINDING - TRIP HAZARD REMAINS

Sidewalk panel after grinding leaves a trip hazard and unsightly mess. 

Trip Hazard:  Not Removed
Liability:  Extremely High
Repair Slope:  Not ADA Compliant
Damage:  Pulverized Concrete & Loose Aggregate
Appearance:  Unsightly
 

GRINDING - CREATES DUST PLUMES

Actual sidewalk grinding operation in downtown area.  Huge dust plumes are not safe for pedestrians or customers in shopping districts.  Water trucks cannot contain the silica dust created by grinding operations. 

Liability:  Extremely High, not OSHA Compliant
Damage:  Pulverized Concrete, Loose Aggregate and Damage to Adjacent Sidewalk Panel
Appearance:  Unsightly to Sidewalk Panels
Dust: Plumes are Dangerous to Pedestrians and Grinder Operators
GRINDING - DAMAGED ADJACENT PANEL & TRIP HAZARD REMAINS

Sidewalk panel after grinding leaves a trip hazard, unsightly mess and damaged adjacent panel.

Trip Hazard:  Not Removed
Liability:  Extremely High
Repair Slope:  Not ADA Compliant
Damage:  Pulverized Concrete, Loose Aggregate and Damage to Adjacent Sidewalk Panel
Appearance:  Unsightly to both Sidewalk Panels
GRINDING - HAZARD REMAINS, NOT ADA COMPLIANT, NOT EDGE-TO-EDGE

Sidewalk panel after grinding leaves a trip hazard, unsightly mess and is not edge-to-edge.

Trip Hazard:  Not Removed, Not Edge-to-Edge
Liability:  Extremely High
Repair Slope:  Not ADA Compliant
Damage:  Pulverized Concrete, Loose Aggregate and Damage to Adjacent Sidewalk Panel
Appearance:  Unsightly to Sidewalk Panels

 

 

 

STEP 5:  COMPLETED REMOVAL

Sidewalk is ADA Compliant, OSHA compliant for slip resistance and the trip hazard is removed

There was minimal disturbance to the surrounding trees, yard, sprinklers and landscaping.


Elapsed time: 13 Minutes
STEP 4

The Trip Hazard Specialist has removed 75% of the hazard while maintaining an ADA Compliant slope and zero differential between sidewalk panels.

All debris is collected and recycled to maintain a "green" solution to trip hazard removal and repair
.

Elapsed time: 11 Minutes
STEP 3

The Trip Hazard Specialist has taken precise measurements to ensure a zero differential between sidewalk panels.

The cut surface has an OSHA Compliant Slip resistance greater or equal to the brushed finish on the adjacent panels.


Elapsed time: 7 Minutes
STEP 2

Sidewalk panel being cut from right to left.  The Trip Hazard Specialist has taken precise measurements to know exactly where to start and end the cut.

This ensures an ADA compliant slope of 1:8 on sidewalk panels and 1:12 slope on handicap accessible areas.


Elapsed time: 3 Minutes